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Humanitarian Diplomacy. Humanitarian Diplomacy in Action ! Surein Peiris Humanitarian Diplomacy Delegate-Pakistan. How HD relates to Working in the field. OPERATIONS. COMMUNICATIONS. COORDINATION. HD in action- voice for the vulnerable!. High Demand! - Low Supply!.

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Humanitarian Diplomacy

  • Humanitarian Diplomacy

    in Action !

    Surein Peiris

    Humanitarian Diplomacy Delegate-Pakistan


How HD relates to Working in the field

OPERATIONS

COMMUNICATIONS

COORDINATION


HD in action- voice for the vulnerable!

High Demand! - Low Supply!

Complex, complicated, sensitive context


People who deserve…..but

Pressure from various angles deprive the Needy


Try to address social injustice issues

Stand up against social Injustice!


Issues of Gender & Social exclusion

Gender discrimination , Deprivation of Rights based on Gender

in a Male dominated society


Gender based Domestic Violence

This Picture tells

it ALL !


Stigma and Discrimination

PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV AIDS –

SOCIAL EXCLUSION


Disaster Relief - Fundamental Principles

Upholding the Principle of Neutrality ,Independence Impartiality


People most vulnerable

Disabled, blind, crippled, children, Pregnant

Women , Elders…..People special based on their condition


Right to Shelter … but No legal title !

  • People affected by Floods but No legal land Title …

    THEN WHAT ?

    Humanitarian Diplomacy comes in to play ….

  • Lobbying for Laws to address these issues – long term

    Short term , speedy action…….as an alternative

  • Possibility to lobby the Government to provide state land ?

  • OR … Talk to the Landlords , Convince them to sign an Agreement which will elevate their status – provide minimum Tenure security – FROM NOBODY TO SOMEBODY !

  • Be a Stronger voice for the vulnerable !


HD promotes partnerships/coordination

Partnerships and Collaboration with otherHumanitarianActors! Meetings with Other actors on the field is Important !

InformationSharing is Vital!


Networking for a stronger voice !

Many Humanitarian Actors –You are Not the only One! UNITED WE STAND ; DIVIDED WE FALL !


It is about Building the IMAGE of the PRCS .

YOU are the face of the PRCS on the Field .

Actions speak louder than Words

First “WALK THE TALK “

Then” TALK THE WALK “

At all times be mindful to Show case the PRCS !

Communications is vital for HUMANITARIAN DIPLOMACY


Communication on the field- Be careful !

Consistency in the Messages we give to Media.. , Beware of the camera and Mike!


Beyond Beneficiary Communications …

  • Mechanism to address the Needs of the Beneficiaries is important – HD element comes into play !

  • PRCS Branches to take the Lead ……with IFRC support

  • It is not an overnight process ….Takes time ….But Results last long ! Act and Not be Passive..It is your Responsibility!


No “One size Fits All approach”

Play it by Ear ...Feel it….Smell it…..Use your head …..Not your Heart …

YOU BE THE JUDGE!


SOME Tools for HD

  • Sphere Charter

  • RC/RC and NGO Code of Conduct for Disaster Relief

  • P&V based checklist for Disaster Managers and Health Professionals

  • Code of Good Practice for NGOs responding to HIV/AIDs

  • Principles and Rules for RCRC Disaster Relief

  • The Hyogo Framework offers guiding principles, priorities for action, and practical means for achieving disaster resilience for vulnerable communities.

  • Inter-Agency Standing Committee’s (IASC) Guidelines for Protecting Persons Affected by Natural Disasters:

  • Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement


Humanitarian diplomacy is about a change of mind set. It needs to be a part of daily work within all National Societies.RC&RC is to act, and not to remain passive. HD urges action on the part of National Societies and IFRC to measure up to that responsibility.


Be a stronger voice for the vulnerable !


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